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CUWiP Sanford Lab Tours

For those of you arriving in the Black Hills a little early on Friday, January 15, we have two optional tours available.  We will have vans leaving for these tours from Spearfish and from the Rapid City airport:

TOUR 1 – South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (Rapid City) / 2:00 – 3:45 pm

You will be hosted by the Department of Physics at SDSMT for a tour of Physics Department laboratories and other facilities on campus. Following the tour, the campus Women in Science and Engineering group will host a networking reception in their new WISE Center.  Vans will leave Spearfish at 1:00 pm and you will be back at BHSU by 4:45 pm. A van will also leave the airport at 1:30 pm.

Bring $5 to help cover entrance fees and refreshments.
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TOUR 2 – Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center and Black Hills Mining Museum (Lead) / 2:00 – 4:00 pm

You will be hosted by a Sanford Underground Research Facility staff member in a tour of the new Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, featuring the history of the northern Black Hills and underground astrophysics experiments, as well as a look into current and future experiments taking place at Sanford Lab. You will then visit the Black Hills Mining Museum, to learn about engineering and technological innovations that made 125 years of mining possible in the northern Black Hills. On the way out of Lead, we will stop at one of the nation’s unknown treasures, Chubby Chipmunks, for some the world’s best truffles. Vans will leave Spearfish at 1:15 pm and you will be back at BHSU by 4:45 pm. A van will also leave the airport at 1:00 pm.

Bring $5 to help cover entrance fees and refreshments.
Sign up using the form below.